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Moscow, Doha may ink bilateral deals during Qatari emir’s visit

Russia and Qatar plan to sign a number of agreements on the sidelines of the emir's visit, according to Dmitry Peskov

MOSCOW, March 26. /TASS/. Russia and Qatar are expected to sign bilateral deals during the visit by Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani to Moscow, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Monday.

"The sides [Russia and Qatar] will sign a number of agreements on the sidelines of this visit," Peskov said.

Russian President Vladimir Putin will hold talks with the Qatari emir in a private meeting, which will be followed by talks in the format of a working lunch, the Kremlin spokesman said.

"During the top-level talks, the sides are expected to discuss issues of further building Russian-Qatari interaction in the trade and economic and humanitarian spheres, and also the key topics on the international and regional agenda," the Kremlin press office reported earlier.

According to plans, the Russian leader will also hold a number of other meetings and a telephone talk on Monday, Peskov added.